The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 106 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing Perl 89 155 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 2.20% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 5.02% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 117 122
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.55
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.45%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2377 3085 2946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.76% 43.70% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1848 2353 2270
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £18.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
London

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 128 (49.23%) Linux
1 128 (49.23%) Python
2 122 (46.92%) UNIX
3 101 (38.85%) Java
4 87 (33.46%) SQL
5 82 (31.54%) Banking
6 78 (30.00%) Oracle
6 78 (30.00%) Finance
7 71 (27.31%) Windows
8 67 (25.77%) C++
9 52 (20.00%) C#
10 50 (19.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 48 (18.46%) Investment Banking
12 45 (17.31%) Degree
13 44 (16.92%) Shell Script
14 39 (15.00%) Sybase
15 37 (14.23%) Relational Database
16 36 (13.85%) Computer Science
17 34 (13.08%) Front Office
18 33 (12.69%) SQL Server
18 33 (12.69%) Red Hat
18 33 (12.69%) RDBMS
18 33 (12.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 32 (12.31%) MySQL
20 31 (11.92%) Ruby
20 31 (11.92%) Analytics
21 30 (11.54%) Bash Shell
21 30 (11.54%) Fixed Income
22 28 (10.77%) Derivative
23 27 (10.38%) Puppet

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (7.31%) Apache
2 10 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.31%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.54%) Moodle
5 4 (1.54%) GemFire
6 3 (1.15%) IIS
7 2 (0.77%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.77%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.77%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) SAS
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (2.31%) MS Office
2 3 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.77%) Gephi
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.77%) SPSS
3 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.08%) Global One
2 6 (2.31%) Murex MxG2000
3 3 (1.15%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.77%) RMDS
5 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.38%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.38%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.15%) SaaS
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.77%) Firewall
2 14 (5.38%) SAN
3 13 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.00%) HTTP
4 12 (4.62%) LDAP
5 11 (4.23%) DNS
6 9 (3.46%) SSH
6 9 (3.46%) Multicast
7 8 (3.08%) SSL
8 7 (2.69%) NAS
9 5 (1.92%) SMTP
10 4 (1.54%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.54%) FTP
10 4 (1.54%) Internet
10 4 (1.54%) IMAP
11 3 (1.15%) MRTG
11 3 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.15%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.15%) Wireless
12 2 (0.77%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.23%) Relational Database
2 33 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 33 (12.69%) RDBMS
3 32 (12.31%) MySQL
4 14 (5.38%) Hadoop
5 12 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.62%) Big Data
5 12 (4.62%) DB2
6 11 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.46%) Data Mining
8 8 (3.08%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.31%) Data Mart
11 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.54%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.54%) DB2 UDB
12 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.15%) KDB
Development Applications
1 15 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.38%) Ant
3 13 (5.00%) JIRA
3 13 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.23%) Maven
5 9 (3.46%) Subversion
6 8 (3.08%) Selenium
6 8 (3.08%) ClearCase
7 7 (2.69%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.31%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.92%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.54%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.15%) Robotium
11 3 (1.15%) Calabash
11 3 (1.15%) Hudson
12 2 (0.77%) NeoLoad
12 2 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.77%) JUnit
12 2 (0.77%) ClearQuest
General
1 82 (31.54%) Banking
2 78 (30.00%) Finance
3 48 (18.46%) Investment Banking
4 34 (13.08%) Front Office
5 5 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.15%) Back Office
7 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.77%) Legal
7 2 (0.77%) Games
7 2 (0.77%) Retail
7 2 (0.77%) Billing
7 2 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.77%) International Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 105 (40.38%) Developer
2 34 (13.08%) C++ Developer
3 23 (8.85%) Administrator
4 22 (8.46%) Quantitative Developer
5 21 (8.08%) Analyst
5 21 (8.08%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 20 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (4.62%) Java Developer
9 11 (4.23%) Perl Developer
9 11 (4.23%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.08%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.08%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 7 (2.69%) Build Manager
12 7 (2.69%) UNIX Administrator
13 6 (2.31%) Murex Developer
13 6 (2.31%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.92%) HTML
2 17 (6.54%) STL
3 15 (5.77%) XML
4 14 (5.38%) Spring
5 12 (4.62%) Middleware
5 12 (4.62%) Hibernate
5 12 (4.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (3.85%) CSS
7 9 (3.46%) .NET
7 9 (3.46%) Rendezvous
8 8 (3.08%) JMS
8 8 (3.08%) Web Services
8 8 (3.08%) JDBC
8 8 (3.08%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (2.31%) REST
10 5 (1.92%) Memcached
10 5 (1.92%) Murex MxML
10 5 (1.92%) LAMP
10 5 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 36 (13.85%) Computer Science
3 30 (11.54%) Fixed Income
4 28 (10.77%) Derivative
5 23 (8.85%) Credit Risk
6 13 (5.00%) Clustering
6 13 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (4.62%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.62%) Equities
8 10 (3.85%) Replication
8 10 (3.85%) Open Source
9 5 (1.92%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.54%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.54%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.54%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.15%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.77%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.77%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 128 (49.23%) Linux
2 122 (46.92%) UNIX
3 71 (27.31%) Windows
4 33 (12.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (8.85%) Solaris
6 11 (4.23%) AIX
7 8 (3.08%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.31%) CentOS
8 6 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.92%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.92%) HPUX
10 3 (1.15%) Android
10 3 (1.15%) Debian
10 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.77%) Fedora
11 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.77%) SUSE
12 1 (0.38%) VMS
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.92%) Analytics
2 27 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (9.62%) Software Engineering
3 25 (9.62%) DevOps
4 24 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (7.31%) Validation
5 19 (7.31%) Project Management
6 16 (6.15%) ITIL
6 16 (6.15%) Data Management
7 15 (5.77%) Scrum
8 14 (5.38%) Migration
9 12 (4.62%) TDD
9 12 (4.62%) Multithreading
9 12 (4.62%) Electronic Trading
9 12 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (4.23%) Strategic Planning
10 11 (4.23%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.46%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 128 (49.23%) Python
2 101 (38.85%) Java
3 87 (33.46%) SQL
4 67 (25.77%) C++
5 52 (20.00%) C#
6 44 (16.92%) Shell Script
7 31 (11.92%) Ruby
8 30 (11.54%) Bash Shell
9 22 (8.46%) PHP
10 15 (5.77%) JavaScript
11 14 (5.38%) C
12 12 (4.62%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.85%) Scala
14 9 (3.46%) C-shell
15 6 (2.31%) AWK
16 5 (1.92%) Korn
16 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.92%) R
17 4 (1.54%) sed
17 4 (1.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (17.31%) Degree
2 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.15%) JNCIE
3 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.15%) CCIE
3 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.77%) RHCE
4 2 (0.77%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.38%) HNC
5 1 (0.38%) HND
5 1 (0.38%) PhD
5 1 (0.38%) OCP
5 1 (0.38%) OCA
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.62%) SLA
2 5 (1.92%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) Basel III
3 3 (1.15%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.38%) EMIR
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.69%) NFS
4 6 (2.31%) Sendmail
5 5 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.54%) Samba
6 4 (1.54%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.54%) KVM
7 2 (0.77%) RHEV
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.77%) Snort
7 2 (0.77%) Squid
8 1 (0.38%) Xen
8 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.38%) Nmap
8 1 (0.38%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.38%) vSphere
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.38%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 27 (10.38%) Puppet
2 16 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.46%) BMC PATROL
3 9 (3.46%) Nagios
4 4 (1.54%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (1.54%) Control-M
4 4 (1.54%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (1.15%) Salt
5 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.15%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.15%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.15%) YUM
6 2 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.38%) Oozie
7 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.38%) Cacti
7 1 (0.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 78 (30.00%) Oracle
2 39 (15.00%) Sybase
3 33 (12.69%) Red Hat
4 16 (6.15%) Cisco
5 14 (5.38%) TIBCO
6 13 (5.00%) VMware
7 12 (4.62%) HP
8 11 (4.23%) Veritas
9 10 (3.85%) IBM
9 10 (3.85%) Sun
10 9 (3.46%) Splunk
11 8 (3.08%) Perforce
11 8 (3.08%) BMC
11 8 (3.08%) SunGard
12 7 (2.69%) NetApp
12 7 (2.69%) Microsoft
13 6 (2.31%) Murex
13 6 (2.31%) EMC
14 5 (1.92%) CA
14 5 (1.92%) Business Objects
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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